Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in more than 60 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

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July 16, 2014

A retrospective mortality survey conducted by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) between March 26 and April 8, 2014, found that 8 percent (2,599 people) of the members of the families who took refuge in Sido, in southern Chad, died between November 2013 and April 2104, during a period of persecution targeting the Central African Republic’s (CAR) Muslim minority.

December 12, 2013

Ms. Valerie Amos
Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator
United Nations

Geneva, December 12, 2013

Dear Ms. Amos,

With this Open Letter, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) wishes to express its deep concern about the unacceptable performance of the United Nations humanitarian system in the Central African Republic over the last year.

August 15, 2010

Kathryn M Chu, Nathan Ford, Miguel Trelles
Arch Surg 2010;145(8):721-5.
Archives of Surgery

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February 01, 2010

François Chappuis, Maria Angeles Lima, Laurence Flevaud, Koert Ritmeijer
Emerg Infect Dis 2010;16(2):354-6.
Emerging Infectious Diseases

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March 31, 2009

Falling through the Cracks: The Mounting Health Crisis amid Situations of Precarious Stability

Statement by Sophie Delaunay, Executive Director Médecins Sans Frontières

On behalf of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), I would like to thank the President of the Economic and Social Council for the opportunity to speak on the important topic of “health challenges in post-crisis situations.”

The Central African Republic today finds itself in a state of chronic medical emergency, yet the commitment of the country's government and of the international community is going in the wrong direction.

CAR is once again struggling through a period of profound instability, and its population needs help. Most humanitarian organizations, however, have either left the country or reduced their presence because of the general insecurity and a spate of targeted attacks on international NGOs.